I’ve heard Indigenous Australians talk about upside down country, with loads of foliage on the forest floor and not enough in the crown.

The VFFA has been accused of being too political, but it may just take some political clout to get the job done.

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2 thoughts on “Upside Down Country

  • February 23, 2019 at 12:44 am
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    Once again, three cheers for the VFFA!!! A rare voice speaking for the precious planet & its inhabitants!!! HOORAY HOORAY HOORAY FOR THE VFFA!!! Telling it like it is, no hidden agendas, what you see is what you get.

  • February 23, 2019 at 1:15 am
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    Just TOTALLY LOVE THIS MAGAZINE – a rare voice of COMPASSION & AWARENESS in a sea of indifference & sensationalism. I applaud the recent article “Adding Fuel to the Climate change Debate”. I would like to add further fuel to the fire – January 1939, just days before Sydney sweltered in temperatures in the low 40s, 71 people died in firestorms in Victoria. These fires had been burning since December. This pattern of freak heatwaves following bad fires building into firestorms repeats itself over & over, but I am the only person with a PhD I know who talks about it. Could it be because I’m the only PhD, who being a whistleblower, can not get the bushfire service controlled funding I need to work in in my knowledge field, so un-fearful of losing my job, my home, nice holidays, a yacht, a late model car etc etc… I can speak out? Here is some stuff I got from the internet on the 1939 bushfires…
    The Victorian bushfires of 13 January 1939, known as Black Friday, were the culmination of several years’ drought in the state, following by high temperatures and strong winds. These conditions fanned several fires – some of which had been burning since early December – into a massive fire front.
    Black Friday bushfires, VIC 1939 | Australian Disasters
    https://knowledge.aidr.org.au/resources/bushfire-black-friday-victoria-1939/

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